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JetBlue Appoints Susan Pfingstler as Vice President of JetBlue University

JetBlue has named Susan Pfingstler as the new Vice President of JetBlue University. In her new role, Pfingstler will oversee the carrier’s training programs and facilities, reporting to Warren Christie, Head of Safety, Security, Fleet Operations and JetBlue University.

JetBlue's New Vice President of JetBlue University, Susan Pfingstler - Courtesy JetBlue/Businesswire

On Monday (July 24, 2023), JetBlue announced the appointment of Susan Pfingstler as Vice President of JetBlue University, reporting to Warren Christie, Head of Safety, Security, Fleet Operations and JetBlue University. In her new role, Ms. Pfingstler will oversee the airline’s training programs and facilities, with locations in Orlando, New York and Salt Lake City. JetBlue University provides new hire and recurrent training for the carrier’s airports, reservations, flight operations, inflight, system operations and maintenance team members, as well as pilot training services for a variety of other airlines worldwide.

In Monday’s announcement, JetBlue’s Warren Christie, said,

“The journey of every JetBlue crewmember begins at JetBlue University – it’s a vital touchpoint that continues throughout their careers. Susan’s vast industry knowledge and leadership experience will be a great asset as we continue to equip crewmembers with the knowledge and skills to succeed in their roles.”

Also commenting on her new role, JetBlue’s New Vice President – JetBlue University, Susan Pfingstler, added,

“It’s an honor to be joining the world-class team responsible for implementing JetBlue’s innovative learning programs. I look forward to supporting our crewmembers as the airline continues to grow.”

Susan Pfingstler joins JetBlue from United Airlines, where she served as Managing Director – Network Operations, Air Traffic Control Strategy. Previously, she held positions with the FAA, IATA and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. She spent the first decade of her career as a NYC-based pilot, with both corporate and Part 121 airlines. Ms. Pfingstler holds a bachelor’s degree in professional aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and is a Board Member of NASA’s Advisory Council Aeronautics Committee, as well as a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.

JetBlue is ‘New York’s Hometown Airline®’ and a leading carrier in Boston (BOS), Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Los Angeles (LAX), Orlando (MCO) and San Juan (SJU). The airline carries guests to over 100 destinations across the U.S., Caribbean, Latin America, the United Kingdom (London Heathrow and Gatwick), Paris (from June 29, 2023), and Amsterdam (from late summer 2023). JetBlue Airways Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol JBLU.

Source: JetBlue/Businesswire


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